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18m.

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Start as for the last route, but step right and access the arete from the ramp. The final precarious section is reachy and harrowing, especially for the short. Wires in the creaky flake really shouldn't be relied upon. © Rockfax

FA. Gary Gibson 14/Jun/1978.

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ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500, Top 20 ticked Stanage starred E1s, The Gary Gibson Stranglers Playlist

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Alan James - UKC and UKH 18 Jan, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Name now updated to the correct version after the 1970s Strangler's album.
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βeta: Name now updated to the correct version after the 1970s Strangler's album.
sheffieldchris 30 Oct, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: was having a ball going up this in style gear in the hollow stand on the small edges above hands on little edges leaning in so could take a balency rest. dont think of myself as short so at 1.78m was about 2 inch short of the next hold, oh dear gear bellow feet not good ground waiting climbing on sight had to make a small dino to hold which is ok if you get your right hand up fast to the undercut above, mate at 6 foot 3 found it a walk in the park on a second E2 fir the none monkeys HVS for gibbons
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βeta: was having a ball going up this in style gear in the hollow stand on the small edges above hands on little edges leaning in so could take a balency rest. dont think of myself as short so at 1.78m was about 2 inch short of the next hold, oh dear gear bellow feet not good ground waiting climbing on sight had to make a small dino to hold which is ok if you get your right hand up fast to the undercut above, mate at 6 foot 3 found it a walk in the park on a second E2 fir the none monkeys HVS for gibbons
Chris the Tall 27 May, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Very pleasant, the crux is easy if you're tall, but the gear is a bit dubious
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βeta: Very pleasant, the crux is easy if you're tall, but the gear is a bit dubious

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